Onate High School

Onate High School serves 1,728 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Onate High School operates within the Las Cruces School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

The student population of 1728 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,728 students
Onate High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Onate High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Onate High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Onate High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Onate High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
American Indian
1%
10%
Onate High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Onate High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
72%
61%
Onate High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
2%
Onate High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
23%
25%
Onate High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Onate High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.38
Onate High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
61%
Onate High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Onate High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,130 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,818 is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,031 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Las Cruces School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
1
Number of Students Managed 25,130 340
Las Cruces School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 72%
Las Cruces School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $244 MM $9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $250 MM $9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,818 $16,798
Las Cruces School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,031 $17,733
Las Cruces School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Centennial High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mesa Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sonoma Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las CrucesSonoma Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 664 students4201 Northrise Dr
    Las CrucesNM 88011
    (505)527-5800
    1.3PK-5664
  • Las CrucesMonte Vista Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 486 students4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las CrucesNM 88012
    (505)268-3520
    1.7PK-5486
  • Las CrucesMesa Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 602 students7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (575)627-2800
    1.86-8602
  • Las CrucesSunrise Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 459 students5300 Holman Rd
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    2.23-5459
  • Las CrucesCesar Chavez Elementary School
    2.4 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 583 students5250 Holman Rd
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    2.4PK-2583

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